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on·col·o·gy

 (ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē, ŏng-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

[Greek onkos, mass, tumor; see nek- in Indo-European roots + -logy.]

on′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), on′co·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
on·col′o·gist n.
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oncology

(ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the study, classification, and treatment of tumours
oncological adj
onˈcologist n
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on•col•o•gy

(ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of medical science dealing with tumors, including the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
[1855]
on`co•log′ic (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk) on`co•log′i•cal, adj.
on•col′o•gist, n.
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on·col·o·gy

(ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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oncology

1. the study of tumors.
2. the totality of medical knowledge concerning tumors. — oncologist, n. — oncologic, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
the field of medicine that specializes in the study of tumors.
See also: Cancer
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oncology

The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of tumors.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oncology - the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Translations
onkologie
onkologia

oncology

[ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ] Noncología f
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oncology

nOnkologie f
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oncology

[ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ] n (Med) → oncologia
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on·col·o·gy

n. oncología, rama de la medicina que estudia los neoplasmas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

oncology

n oncología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de los tumores; radiation — oncología radioterápica, radiooncología
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